Lisa is the creator and showrunner of Tuca & Bertie, an adult animated series for Netflix. She's the production designer/producer of the Netflix series, BoJack Horseman. She has written & illustrated three books published by Drawn & Quarterly: My Dirty Dumb Eyes, 2013, Hot Dog Taste Test, 2016, and Coyote Doggirl, 2018. She grew up in Palo Alto, California, and graduated from UCLA in 2006. She co-hosts a podcast called Baby Geniuses with comedian Emily Heller, on the Maximum Fun network. She lives in Los Angeles.  

Lisa has worked on illustrations, book covers, animation, comics, murals, music videos, patterns, apparel, and exhibits her artwork in galleries.

Clients and Publications include: Audi, Tegan and Sara, Henrik Vibskov, Lucky Peach, Penguin Books, The NY Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, Vanity Fair, Glamour, The Tornante Company, Chronicle Books, Hazlitt, Poketo, Vice Magazine, McSweeneys, Motion Theory




DeFiore and Company

Meredith Kaffel Simonoff - agent (literary)



2009 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Minicomic (Stay Away From Other People)

2010 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic (I Want You #1)

2011 Stumptown Award for Best Small Press (I Want You #2)

2013 Society of Illustrators silver medal in editorial illustration (Birch Tree Forest) and featured in American Illustration Annual 32

2014 James Beard Award for Humor in Journalism (β€œOn the Trail with Wylie,” published in Lucky Peach magazine)

2015 Critics Choice Award for Best Animated Series (BoJack Horseman)

2016 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel (Hot Dog Taste Test)

2016 Critics Choice Award for Best Animated Series (BoJack Horseman)

2018 Critics Choice Award for Best Animated Series (BoJack Horseman)

2019 Annie Award for Best General Audience Animated TV (BoJack Horseman)